Learn How to Identify and Monitor Invasive Plants in Rivers and Streams

LACONIA — An Invasive Aquatic Plant Identification and Monitoring Workshop will be held Tuesday, May 27, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Woodland Heights Elementary School, 225 Winter Street in Laconia.

Help protect your favorite rivers and streams by learning how to identify and monitor invasive aquatic plants with the New Hampshire Rivers Council's River Runners citizen science project. Members of conservation commissions, Local River Management Advisory Committees, Volunteer River Assessment Programs, budding citizen scientists, paddlers, and everyone interested in their rivers are invited.

Volunteers are asked to monitor one site at least one time between June and October. The workshop is free, but registration is required. For more information or to register, contact the Rivers Council at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (603) 228-6472. This program is co-sponsored by Belknap County Conservation District and the New Hampshire Rivers Council and is made possible by a grant from the NH Department of Environmental Services Exotic Species Prevention Grant Program.